Model 749-79-31 Constellation VH-EAB
Originally laid down for KLM but completed for Qantas a VH-EAB 'Lawrence Hargrave' and delivered 10 October 1947.
Sold to BOAC 26 February 1955, named 'Basildon' and used as a 60-seater Tourist Class aircraft. Withdrawn from service 17 July 1958 and stored at London Heathrow.
Scrapped at Montevideo, Uruguay in the 1970's.
Leased to Skyways in July 1959 and fitted with rear freight door in early 1960. Sold to Skyways 2 July 1962.
Here seen at Basel-Mulhouse airport in summer 1962. Zoggavia collection.